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Job Announcement: Collins – Mechanic

Tuesday, November 16th, 2021

Collins – Mechanic


The position of Heavy Duty Mechanic operates and maintains all equipment in the log yard, plant area. Responsibilities and duties include, but are not limited to: keep work areas clean, practice safe work habits, preventative maintenance and repair on all plant equipment, such as Loaders, Back Ho, Forklifts, Letourneau, etc. Work closely with management, lead persons, and other co-workers to achieve optimum safety, quality and productivity.

Position Responsibilities

  • Maintain and repair heavy duty equipment related to log yard and sawmill facility.
  • Expected to wear personal protective equipment at all times (hard hat, gloves, safety glasses and hearing protection).
  • Responsible for their own safety and for the safety of those around them. This is a job requiring strenuous work and moving heavy items and pieces of equipment.
  • This work includes preventative maintenance, daily repairs, lubrication, and servicing of gas, diesel, hydraulic, electric and mechanical systems of rolling stock.
  • Must be knowledgeable in the operation of various equipment including: Letourneau Log Stacker, Front End-Loaders, Forklifts, Heel-Boom Log Loaders, Skid Steers, Water Trucks and other plant related equipment.
  • Repair work is often done in awkward positions requiring tools and equipment including: arc welders, oxy-acetylene welding and cutting torches, hand tools, winches and pulleys, hydraulic lifts, etc.

Position Requirements

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in Heavy Duty Mechanic, industrial operations
  • Ability to apply mechanical principles to practical situations using machines, hand tools, or techniques in a variety of jobs ranging from routine to complex.
  • Observe all safety rules.


$25.20 per hour  + 0.60 per hour for second shift

Collins offers employees:

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Care
  • Retirement benefits
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Health Savings Account
  • Paid time off for all regular FT team members
  • Paid holidays

Employer Paid Coverage include:

  • Life insurance
  • Disability coverage
  • Employee Assistance Program

Apply online at collinsco.com/HR/

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